Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Fight for primary school places forces some Discovery Bay pupils to head offshore

Those who did not get spot in popular school in upmarket Hong Kong residential district either assigned to one in Peng Chau island, or are looking beyond to Tung Chung or international schools

Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Edgar Bouteiller will need to take a kaito ferry from Discovery Bay to Peng Chau, which takes around 12 minutes, and walk for about 10 minutes uphill to the school from the pier. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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